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									                       FINAL PROGRAM
                         Workshop on
     PHILOSOPHY OF STATISTICS, EXPERIMENT AND MODELING
                         April 25, 2009
10:00-10:30: Planning

10:30-11:00: D. Mayo: Induction as Severe Testing and the Role of Probability

11:15-12:30: Error Statistical and Bayesian accounts: Criticism, Fallacies, Responses and
            Reformulations

Epistemic probability vs. error probability, fallacy of probabilistic instantiation, highly probable vs.
highly probed [Achinstein], unsoundness criticism [Howson]
Criticisms of N-P tests, fallacies of acceptance & rejection, large n problem,
point vs point hypotheses

    Mike Mazza, Andrew Garland, Andrew Valdespino
    Emanuel Bernabeu, Brian Lutgens

12:30-1:15: Statistics in Addressing Philosophical Issues: Duhem's Problem

Theory testing and experimental knowledge; pinpointing blame for anomalies, licit vs illicit double-
counting, objectivity

    Tanya Hall, Andy Creighton, Patrick Epley, Jean Miller

1:00-1:45: LUNCH

1:50-2:25 Aris Spanos: Foundations of Statistical Modeling

2:30-4:45 Philosophy of Modeling and Experiment in Practice:

    Bengt Autzen: Boostrapping Phylogenies – Some (Philosophical) Issues

    Katrin Hohl : The Mean Focus Fallacy in Standard Linear Regression

    Lydia Patton: Model Building: An Overlooked Enterprise

    Emrah Aktunc: 'Voodoo Correlations' in fMRI: What are the Real Problems?

5-5:30 Clark Glymour: Reflections on Philosophy of Statistics and Modeling

6:15: Dinner at India Gardens

                  We Express our Gratitude and Thanks to our Sponsors:
                             J. Klagge, Department of Philosophy
George W. Chatfield, Fund for Experimental Reasoning, Reliability, Objectivity and Rationality
                      of Science, Statistics and Modeling (E.R.R.O.R.S)

								
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